Fire season is in full swing and it’s affecting a lot of Idahoans. Some of these pallets of mashed potatoes will be on their way to north central Idaho to help families who are losing homes or are displaced.
The Idaho Foodbank is observing and promoting Hunger Action Month this September, which is part of a Feeding America nationwide initiative designed to mobilize the public to take action and join the movement to help end hunger. Learn More
Our farm at the prison continues to come along well. This is what seven acres of Winter Squash looks like. The vines are loaded despite our early setback this spring. We’ve even mixed in some old school Hubbard Squash. Ask your grandparents about these as they were a staple of many root cellars as they will keep upwards of […]
The 2015 Mix 106 Radio Radio-A-Thon to support the Backpack program was a huge success – we raised over $68,000 from 188 new and returning Backpack Buddies! This was the 4th year that sponsor Mix 106’s Mike Kasper and Kate McGuire have held the 12-hour radio drive promoting The Idaho Foodbank’s Backpack program
Help The Idaho Foodbank win “Best Local Non Profit” in this year’s Best of Boise from the Boise Weekly! Voting continues until midnight Monday, Aug. 31
Like many Idaho families, Tarrence and Brandye don’t need help every single day. Instead, it’s the end of the month, when bills pile up and the money from the last paycheck draws thin. Those are the difficult days. “By the end of the month, our cupboards are empty; our fridge is empty; everyone is hungry,” […]